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  1. XWiki Platform
  2. XWIKI-12806

XWiki doesn't start on Windows if you install it using the .exe installer and inside Program Files

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Blocker
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 7.3-milestone-1
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: None
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    • Difficulty:
      Unknown
    • Documentation:
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    • Documentation in Release Notes:
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      Description

      • Install XWiki 7.3 using the .exe installer
      • Start XWiki using the shortcut on your desktop
      • Notice in the console the below error:
        MKDIR: ${jetty.base}\lib
        java.nio.file.AccessDeniedException: C:\Program Files\XWiki Enterprise 7.3\.\lib
                at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.translateToIOException(WindowsException.java:83)
                at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.rethrowAsIOException(WindowsException.java:97)
                at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.rethrowAsIOException(WindowsException.java:102)
                at sun.nio.fs.WindowsFileSystemProvider.createDirectory(WindowsFileSystemProvider.java:504)
                at java.nio.file.Files.createDirectory(Files.java:674)
                at java.nio.file.Files.createAndCheckIsDirectory(Files.java:781)
                at java.nio.file.Files.createDirectories(Files.java:767)
                at org.eclipse.jetty.start.FS.ensureDirectoryExists(FS.java:77)
                at org.eclipse.jetty.start.Main.start(Main.java:748)
                at org.eclipse.jetty.start.Main.main(Main.java:112)
        

      I tested this on VM-IE10 with Windows 7.
      XWiki7.2 installer is working ok.

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              • Assignee:
                vmassol Vincent Massol
                Reporter:
                RamonaConoro Ramona Conoro
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